water on the san francisco bay ferry always an option too, a chance to see work on the new bridge as you make your commute. there will be three more ferries during the week and on the weekend. a spokesman says the recent bart strike taught them something, add more ferries. >> yes, we did. the answer is yes, we have learned and we think we have a good schedule for the public. >> reporter: the next five days will test our public services and for many, our patience too. at this point, the key thing to remember, officials say, is this. >> but right now, the date and time that everyone needs to pay attention to is the bridge closes at 8 p.m. tomorrow on wednesday, and the new bridge opens at 5 a.m. on tuesday. and that's -- those are the dates and times that everyone should be planning their transit based on. >> reporter: so what about folks right here on treasure island? officials say they will have controlled access to san francisco on the bridge's western span. for now, live on treasure island, mark kelly, kpix 5.